Butter

Does Shea Butter Have Milk?

The first thought that comes to mind when people see the word “butter” is the dairy product. The one that is made by churning dairy cream until it thickens into butter. However, we can learn from peanut butter that not all things that are called “butter” actually contain milk or dairy. This article will specifically …

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Does Country Crock Have Dairy?

Country Crock is one of those brands where some products have dairy and others do not. Since we cannot provide a simple “yes or no” answer to whether Country Crock has dairy, here is an overview of each product explaining if they have dairy ingredients and if they have been tested as being dairy-free. Is …

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Does Butter Have Trans Fat?

Butter Trans Fat

Question: Does butter have trans fat? Answer: Trans fat comes in two forms: natural and artificial. Natural trans fat can be found in animal products like meat and dairy (butter). Artificial trans fat is added to foods as a cheap method to add flavor. If you see the ingredient “partially hydrogenated oils” as an ingredient, …

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Sour Cream vs Butter

butter vs sour cream

You may have wondered the difference between sour cream vs butter when it comes to topping something like a baked potato. Both are dairy products but they are different in their ingredients, nutrition, and how they are made. Let’s dig into the differences between sour cream vs butter. Ingredients Sour Cream: Sour cream can simply be …

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Is Ghee Vegan?

ghee vegan

Question: Is ghee vegan? Answer: Ghee or clarified butter has significantly gained in popularity in the United States over recent years. It is typically used in American cooking for frying or in place of cooking oils because of its very high smoke point. Ghee is made from butter. Butter consists of butter fat, milk solids, and …

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Is Butter a Condiment?

Question: Is butter a condiment? Answer: A condiment can be defined as a food flavor enhancer or a substance used to complement food.  However, there is some debate on what food products are actually condiments. Almost all of us can agree that ketchup, mustard, and relish are common condiments. But, what about butter? Yes, butter is …

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Cream Cheese vs Butter: A Comparison

cream cheese vs butter

Question: What are the differences between cream cheese vs butter? Answer: Cream cheese and butter are often compared because of their ingredients and nutrition. This likely because they are routinely substituted for each other on bagels and other foods. Let’s take a look at their ingredients and nutrition to see which one is the healthier option. Ingredients …

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